If you want to command the room you’ve come to the right place.

Your ability to communicate is a critical component of your success in your career and your personal life. 

Whether you’re talking with clients, your peers, the executive leadership team, or key stakeholders, you want to be clear, concise, and commanding.  You want to portray authority and approachability in your conversations, presentations, and meetings. 

You’ve got something to say, and I’m here to help.

About me:

I’m the CEO of Practically Speaking, LLC, host of the Minivan Mogul Podcast & author of Minivan Mogul: A Crash Course in Confidence for Women. My passion for communication comes from spending nearly two decades as a Speech-Language Pathologist, helping people regain the ability to talk after illness or injury. I’m a motivational TEDx speaker, a group facilitator, and a mentor. I help others speak with confidence using strategies I’ve learned the hard way throughout my career. My background includes advanced work in adult neurology and emotional intelligence. I blend my scientific approach speaking with my love of storytelling and humor into my work with individual clients and corporate teams alike. Most importantly, I’m a mom, minivan driver, and front-row fan of my clients.


  • convey ideas clearly and concisely
  • captivate your audience when you speak
  • communicate with empathy and authority
  • be directive and diplomatic
  • build and maintain strong relationships
  • lead a team who has to present in front of clients regularly
  • influence others in-person and/or virtually
  • craft compelling stories that lead people to take action
  • make decisions quickly with limited information
  • pitch to investors, shareholders or the public
  • convince others to take action


  • an initial face to face or virtual meeting to discuss your specific needs, wants and goals
  • a customized training plan specific to your needs that will guide for our work
  • regular live or virtual meetings to learn skills, practice techniques and assess your progress
  • in-between check-ins for accountability, just-in-time coaching and celebrations of big wins
  • strategies for meeting, presentation, and keynote speech preparation
  • best practice strategies for slide deck development and delivery
  • best practice strategies for handling difficult conversations


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